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Articles by Grace Ruiter

Grace Ruiter

Grace Ruiter is the Chimes local editor for the 2014.

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Grand Rapids ranked No. 9 in nation for health care

The health care in the Grand Rapids area ranked No. 9 nationally in a recent listing on, a website that r...

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New Grand Rapids basketball team unites former Calvin and Hope players

Bryan Powell, an alumnus of the Calvin basketball team, has played against former Hope College basketball players Ty Tan...

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market offers yoga classes

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is hosting yoga classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. and Saturday...

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Ferris State and Michigan State dealing with aftermath of student shootings

A shooting in the parking lot of a Ferris State University apartment complex left one student injured in the early morni...

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Women’s Chorale performance has global impact

Having conducted choirs all over the world, Dr. Shangkuan, director of the Calvin College Women’s Chorale, speaks from...

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Community garden hopes to raise funds for relocation

After four years of successful gardening on a site behind the Knollcrest East (KE) apartments, Calvin senior Owen Selles...

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Student senate launches #WeAreCalvin campaign

Student senate is partnering with the planning and priorities committee on a campaign seeking student opinions on the Ca...

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James Bratt wins Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching

When Professor James Bratt was home sick from school as a kid, he read history textbooks. “My dad taught history and b...

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Le Roy appoints Hubers to new human resources associate VP role

President Le Roy appointed Todd Hubers, formerly director of human resources, Calvin’s first associate vice president ...

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Calvin service-learning opportunities plentiful

As you’re poring over your syllabi and mapping out your spring semester accordingly, Jeff Bouman, director of the serv...